Small Effort, Huge Impact: 10 DIY Bookend Ideas

Small Effort, Huge Impact: 10 DIY Bookend Ideas

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Adrienne Breaux
Feb 22, 2015
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Think something small and easy can't make a big impact on the look and feel of your space? Think again! Bookshelves are often a large focal point in a space, and the addition of bookends can not only organize and straighten shelves that have gotten to looking a little wonky, they can be punches of fun decor that jazz the whole shelf and room up. Why not save money and customize the look by DIYing your own set of bookends? We've got ten fun and easy projects to consider.

Cute quotation marks contrast on a black bookshelf and spice up a whole room! Seen on A Beautiful Mess.

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Quick & Easy DIY Home Decor: Retro Headphone Bookends

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Wood and polka dots spotted on The Four Eyed Wonder.

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Little paperweight houses that can double as bookends for your shelves, seen on Paper & Stitch.

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Upcycle old bricks and use a little paint to make these cute bookends. Seen on At Home In Love.

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These sleek and modern gold and Lucite bookends are very sophisticated. Spotted on Earnest Home Co.

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Nature is slightly improved on with these golden stone bookends. Seen on City Suburban Sanity.

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These geometric bookends would look great on modern shelves. Spotted on eHow.

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The faux book bookends are adorable! Seen on The Mother Huddle.

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Have fun with your shelves! Add some animal silliness with these bookends seen on Mad in Crafts.

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